A fun, fast, effective way for students to learn how to perform a complete diagnostic examination
Based on content from the classic point-of-care guide DeGowin’s Diagnostic Examination, these flashcards enable students to brush up on their diagnostic examination procedural skills by asking questions that test their knowledge and providing answers that impart must-know information.
Each of the 250 two-sided cards contains an open-ended question with a concise, bulleted answer on the flip side. The cards focus on the diagnoses most frequently tested on the USMLE Step 2 and 3 examinations.
Ensures that readers are familiar with the information necessary to make a correct diagnosis
Covers the essentials of the diagnostic exam procedure and the preparation of the patient record in a convenient, carry-anywhere format
1. Diagnosis 2. History Taking and the Medical Record 3. The Screening Physical Exam 4. Vital Signs, Anthropometric Data, and Pain 5. Non-Regional Systems and Diseases 6. The Skin and Nails 7. The Head and Neck 8. The Chest 9. The Abdomen, Perineum, Anus, Rectosigmoid 10. Urinary System 11. Female System 12. Male System 13. Spine, Pelvis, Extremities 14. Neurologic Exam 15. Mental Status, Social Evaluations 16. Preoperative Evaluation 17. Diagnostic Screening 18. Lab Tests